Original Title: Leviafan
Russia / 2014 / 141 min
Director: Andrey Zvyagintsev
Producer: Sergey Melkumov, Alexander Rodnyansky, Marianna Sardarova
Production Company: Non Stop Production
Cinematography: Mikhail Krichman
Scriptwriter: Oleg Negin, Andrey Zvyagintsev
Editor:  Anna Mass
Music Composer: Philip Glass
Language: Russian
Main Cast: Aleksey Serebryakov, Elena Lyadova, Vladimir Vdovichenkov, Roman Madyanov, Anna Ukolova, Aleksey Rozin, Sergey Pokhodaev
Premier: Kurdistan Premiere



Synopsis
Kolia lives in a small town in North Russia. He has his own auto-repair shop, which stands right next to the house where he lives with his wife son. The Mayor of the town wants to take away his business, his house and his land. First he tries buying off Kolia, but Kolia cannot stand losing everything he has, not only the land, but also all the beauty that has surrounded him from the day of his birth. So the Mayor starts being more aggressive.

Kolya li bajarokekê biçûk ê Bakûrê Rusyayê dijît. Wî dikaneka tamîrkirina tirimbêlan heye, ko hema li tenişt wî xaniye yê ew û zirrpisê xwe têve dijîn. Şaredarê wî bajarokî divêt karweriya wî, xaiyê wî û erdê wî jê bistînit. Ew li destpêkê bizavê dikit Kolyayî bertîl bikit, lê Kolya nikarit hemî tiştên xwe winda bikit, ne tinê erdî, lê her wisa hemî bedewtiya ko ji roja bûna wî were li derdora wî vecemyaye. Lewma şaredar yekcar diazirit.


Director’s Biography
Andrei Zvyagintsev was born in 1964 in Siberia. His feature debut The Return won the Golden Lion, the Lion of the future in Venice and was nominated for a Golden Globe. After presenting his following films in Cannes and Sundance, Leviathan was nominated for an Oscar as Best Foreign Film.

Endirêyê Zivyaginstev li sala 1964ê, li Sîbîryayê, hatiye ser dinyayê. Yekemîn filmê wî "Veger" xelatê Şêrê Zêrî bir, Şêrê paşerojê li Vinisê û jibo Cîhana Zêrî (=Golden Globe) hatbû berbijêr kirin. Piştî pêşkêşkirina filmên xwe yên dî li Kanê û Semarojê, ev filim (Ejdeha/Leviathan) jibo Oskara Baştirîn Filmê Biyanî hatbû berbijêr kirin.


Filmography
Leviathan (2014)
Elena (2011)
The Banishment (2007)
The Return (2003)